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trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
plumage - feathers of a bird;
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy